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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E , Case MB2L, Shelf A, Box 244B

Design for a chimney-piece with a dentilled cornice

Design
early 18th century (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This design for a chimney-piece is related to designs (D.82, 83, 85, 85A, 86-1891) which are mostly in Vanbrugh's style. It is akin to those in the book of designs preserved at King's Weston, Gloucestershire.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen, in and wash
Brief Description
Design for a chimney-piece with a dentilled cornice; circle of Sir John Vanbrugh; early 18th century.
Physical Description
Design for a chimney-piece
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.5cm
  • Length: 18cm
Taken from Lorimer C. and Newton, C. (ed.), The collection of drawings by Sir John Vanbrugh and his circle in the Victoria and Albert Museum, V & A, 1996, p. 40, cat. 104.
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed in ink with measurements.)
Subjects depicted
Summary
This design for a chimney-piece is related to designs (D.82, 83, 85, 85A, 86-1891) which are mostly in Vanbrugh's style. It is akin to those in the book of designs preserved at King's Weston, Gloucestershire.
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Lorimer C. and Newton, C. (ed.), The collection of drawings by Sir John Vanbrugh and his circle in the Victoria and Albert Museum, V & A, 1996, p. 40, cat. 104.
Collection
Accession Number
D.84-1891

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record createdMarch 5, 2009
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